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A/HRC/45/14: Report on the human rights of older persons: the data gap conundrum


10 July 2020

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Older persons


In this report, the Independent Expert examines the significance of data for the realization of the human rights of older persons, as a prerequisite for evidence-based and informed decision-making and normative action. In particular, the Independent Expert analyses the current data gap on older persons, its causes, and its impacts on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, as well as the prospects and risks associated with the data revolution in this context. The report also contains an overview of the activities of the Independent Expert and her predecessor during the reporting period.

Issued By:

Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons

Delivered To:

the 45th session of the Human Rights Council